DHL to transport pilgrims' packs for youth
Deutsche Post World Net is the logistics partner for World Youth Day 2005Bonn, 05/13/2005, 11:30 AM CEST
Deutsche Post World Net is the official logistics partner for World Youth Day 2005 in Cologne through its subsidiary DHL. Part of this cooperation is the transporting of 500,000 pilgrims' packs to the Archdiocese of Cologne and their distribution to 730 central collection points and community lodging centers. The pilgrims' packs will contain materials which the young participants need for World Youth Day: a pilgrim book, eating utensils, rain poncho, etc.
DHL is contributing its services to World Youth Day 2005 in another area as well, setting up a mobile logistics center in front of the WYD Press Center for the 4,000 journalists expected to travel to the city for the occasion. The journalists will be able to take advantage of the full range of DHL's domestic and international offers here - from parcel shipment all the way to express and courier services. The DHL stage truck will also be made available for large events.